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BSE F&O turnover down 49% from record high

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 21:57

After having overtaken its rival NSE in the equity derivatives turnover on Tuesday, BSE's trading in the segment halved to Rs 1.71 lakh crore Wednesday.

FinMin proposes allowing EPFO to invest 30% in equity market

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 21:15

The Finance Ministry has proposed allowing retirement and gratuity funds to invest up to 30 percent of their money in the equity market, a suggestion that's likely to be opposed by labour unions.

Equities pull back on buying frenzy; Nifty jumps 87 pts

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 19:55

Financials, oil & energy, FMCG, auto, metal and infra- related stocks mainly spearheaded the rally with huge volumes.

FIIs infuse over $20 bn so far this yr; $5 bn in June alone

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 18:04

Continuing to bet big on reforms agenda of the new government, overseas investors have poured in more than USD 5 billion into Indian markets so far this month - taking the overall net inflows since beginning of 2014 to over USD 20 billion.

PE investment activity in May halves to $904 mn

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 20:23

Private equity investment activity in India remained muted in the month of May as there were 43 deals worth USD 904 million, registering a decline of over 53 percent over the corresponding period last year.

JPMorgan launches emerging markets opportunities fund

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 19:29

JPMorgan Asset Management India on Monday announced the launch of JPMorgan Emerging Markets Opportunities Equity Offshore Fund, an open ended fund of funds scheme that seeks to provide long term capital growth to its investors.

US stocks end streak of gains as Iraq concerns loom

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 03:56

US equity markets finished the week with losses after a rising jihadist offensive in Iraq lifted oil prices to nine-month highs and stoked further concerns about Middle East stability.

Bain sues EY over USD $60 mn loss in Lilliput Kidswear

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:10

Global private equity firm Bain Capital Partners LLC is suing EY in a United States court, claiming that the auditing firm cost it roughly USD 60 million by advising it to invest in Lilliput Kidswear, a children`s clothing company in India.

Bain to sell stake in Hero MotoCorp worth up to $393 mn

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 19:51

The private equity firm is offering the Indian company`s shares in the indicative price band of 2,582 rupees to 2,717 rupees each, it said, a discount of as much as 5 percent from its closing price on Thursday.

Freshdesk raises $31 million in private equity funding

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 19:49

Indian online customer support platform Freshdesk has raised USD 31 million in a fresh round of funding from private equity firms Tiger Global, Accel Partners and Google Capital, the company said on Thursday.

'Equity market upside may be significant in next 18-24 months'

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 20:38

Indian equity market's upside is expected to be significant over the next 18-24 months, which in turn should continue to fuel investor appetite for domestic cyclicals, according to a report by Standard Chartered Bank.

World stock markets up near record high; low yields help

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 01:31

Global equity markets traded higher on Monday, although they pared gains from levels close to an all-time high, as low interest rates bolstered sentiment even as U.S. Treasury yields rose.